Festival Tracker: Kick Off The Summer With Our Top 7 Picks

Festival Tracker: Kick Off The Summer With Our Top 7 Picks

Looking to add a little culture to your weekend? Whether you're a local, new in town, or just passing through, Keep track of all the fun with our Monthly Festival Tracker:

Free Press Summer Festival 2017

Jun 3-4, 2017

The annual Free Press Summer Festival in downtown Houston, Texas, is a celebration of indie music and art with eight different stages hosting 160+ live performances from buzzworthy emerging acts and legendary virtuosos. Other attractions include awe-inspiring fireworks displays, fun paint slides, provocative art installations, music demonstrations and artistic workshops. Past performers at FPSF include Jack White, Lauryn Hill, Vampire Weekend, Snoop Dogg, Bassnectar, Willie Nelson, Zedd, Weezer and the Flaming Lips.

Hometown Brews Beerfest

June 3

We are getting together in Kingwood for a night of good fun, good food and of course good local beer! Each ticket will include 6 samples of local craft brews, that will help even the non-beer drinker appreciate the finer tastes! Plus an addtional tasting of a Home Brew crafted specially for the event. Each beer wasting will be specially paired with chef quality food designed to highlight the subtle notes of the local houston beers!


 Houston Exotic Auto Festival 2017

Jun 4, 2017

You know those exotic cars that you’ve likely only seen on a TV show or in the pages of some car magazine, well, they’ll probably all be at the Houston Exotic Auto Festival & Luxury Lifestyle E-X-P-O. Numerous car fanatics gather to gawk at an assortment of extra fancy cars—from Maseratis and Mercedes-Benz’s, to Rolls-Royces and Bentleys.


Caribbean American Heritage Month Festival 2017

Jun 3, 2017

The Caribbean has more to offer than hosting your week-long vacation. Every June, the festival celebrates Caribbean heritage, its colorful culture and its impact on American society. Yes, food is crucial (and there’s plenty of delectable Caribbean cuisine to keep you busy), but keep an ear open for compelling performances in poetry, storytelling, singing and dancing as told by Caribbean authors. A rich and vibrant culture means a rich and vibrant experience.


 13th Annual Houston Asian American & Pacific Islander Film Festival

June 2-3, & 9-10 
About OCA Greater HoustonFounded in 1973, OCA is a national organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of AAPIs in the United States. Established in 1979, the OCA-Greater Houston Chapter is one of OCA’s 100+ chapters and affiliates and works to provide strong local programs that empower the AAPI community through advocacy, cultural awareness, professional development, economic empowerment, youth leadership training, civic engagement, community service, and education.

Pop Shop Houston Summer Festival

Jun 10, 2017

Pop Shop Houston Summer Festival brings together over 90 artists offering handmade goods and vintage stylings. Showcasing art, music and design, this event also adds delicious cuisine and libations to the menu, with a VIP Lounge for an upgraded experience.


Pride Houston Festival and Parade

June 18- June 25

More than 300,000 people attend Pride Houston each year, making it the second largest parade in Houston and the largest Pride Parade or LGBT gathering in the Southwestern United States. The festival and parade are part of a week-long celebration.

The festival is packed with a wide variety of exhibitors, artists, music of all kinds, performers, stages, and fun. There really is something here for everyone. The celebration in the Montrose neighborhood focuses on showcasing music and entertainment from local LGBT artists and performers.


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